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Inscribing Quotes

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Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Lesson

The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
- Sophocles

In many of the things that people do,
they themselves are the centre of attention,
but they inscribe some other name on their banner.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

In a higher phase of communist society...
only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right
be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners:
from each according to his ability,
to each according to his needs.
- Karl Marx

 

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise,
and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory.
The very philosophers themselves, even in those books
which they write in contempt of glory,
inscribe their names.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Someone knocks at the door of an apartment to borrow salt or sugar,
people run into each other in the elevator,
and in this way become inscribed in the spectator's memory.
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere,
a register in which time is being inscribed.
- Henri Bergson

The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed
within the original design concept.
And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing
I want the building to have.
- Tadao Ando

The trifle now inscribed with your name.
was occasioned by a particular fact;
but to the disgrace of human nature,
the subject is sufficiently general to interest every
heart not totally impenetrable.
- Thomas Day

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
- inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions,
but laws and institutions must go hand in hand
with the progress of the human mind.
As that becomes more developed, more enlightened,
as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered
and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances,
institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.
- Thomas Jefferson [inscribed in the Jefferson Memorial]

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Lessons of the Book of Life are
Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

The things of this world exist;
they are; you can't refuse them.
- Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching - Book One #2 - version by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Book of Life is a Book of Riddles,
with its Real Lessons Writ Small in the Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth,
and that is that no instruction book came with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
- Charles M. Schulz in his Peanuts cartoon

The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment,
to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
- Charles Du Bos (1882-1939), from his book Approximations (1922)
(not Charles DuBois or Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
- Cyril Connolly

The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
- Ron Reagan

O Day of days when we can read!
The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen,
is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written
in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
- Beverley Nichols

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

If I read a book that impresses me,
I have to take myself firmly in hand
before I mix with other people;
otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
- Anne Frank

Faith:
When you walk to the edge of all the light you have
and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown,
you must believe that one of two things will happen:
...
There will be something solid for you to stand upon,
or, you will be taught how to fly
- Patrick Overton - from his book of poems: The Leaning Tree, 1975
[Widely mis-attributed to Barbara J. Winter, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, and others]

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
- Elie Wiesel

If there is a book that you want to read,
but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.
- Toni Morrison

At religious instruction classes, I encountered The
Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan,
and the sincerity of the traveller in that book was overwhelming.
- Lionel Blue

I did know that the book would end with a mind-boggling trial,
but I didn't know exactly how it would turn out.
I like a little suspense when I am writing,
too.
- James Patterson

When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with
noble and manly thoughts,
seek for no other test of its excellence.
It is good, and made by a good workman.
- Jean de la Bruyere

My favourite all-time work of fiction:
Lord of the Rings.
My favourite all-time nonfiction book:
Guns,
Germs, and Steel.
Ask me again next week, you'll get a different answer.
- Orson Scott Card

A great book should leave you with many experiences,
and slightly exhausted.
You should live several lives while reading it.
- William Styron

What makes a book great, a so-called classic,
it its quality of always being modern,
of its author, though he be long dead,
continuing to speak to each new generation.
- Lawrence Clark Powell

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing
your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.
- John le Carre

A book is good company.
It is full of conversation without loquacity.
It comes to your longing with full instruction,
but pursues you never.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The English Bible - a book which, if everything else
in our language should perish,
would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

I'm working on a nonfiction book on Nepal and a novel about diasporas.
- Louise Brown

We don't have to think up a title till we get the doggone book written.
- Carl Sandburg

Like many other women, I could not understand why every
man who changed a diaper has felt impelled,
in recent years, to write a book about it.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

It's a woman's book but I think the men will read it too.
- Colleen McCullough

Whoever you are, you will not write this book.
I can tell you nothing.
Do not call me again.
Ever.
- Roberto Calvi

A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book.
- Marvin Mitchelson

A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one,
it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
- Aldous Huxley

When I make a book, I make it for the child and not for the parent -
no jokes in it for the parents!
- Dick Bruna

I've written a book on gangs, taught a course on gangs at Occidental.
- Tom Hayden

I've learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles.
- Greg Louganis

While the 1980 book was being serialized in the Sunday Times,
Charles attacked it through the Observer.
- Anthony Holden

The only other thing which I think is important is:
Don't write a book or start a book with the expectation
of communicating a message in a very important way.
- Norton Juster

Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book.
They've been ex-teammates for years now.
- Jerry Coleman

A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

'What is the use of a book', thought Alice,
'without pictures or conversations?'
- Lewis Carroll

My career is an open book, but my life is not.
- Barry Bonds


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